Teams of Income Tax department started a search at the properties of an Officer on Special Duty (OSD) of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath in Indore and Bhopal since this early morning.Tax sleuths from Delhi raided the house and three other properties related to CM’s OSD Praveen Kakkar in Vijay Nagar area of Indore.
Kakkar’s premises are part of the 50 locations in Delhi and Madhya Pradesh, where raids were carried out on Sunday early morning against people linked to Kamal Nath for alleged tax evasion, officials said.The search at the properties, which included a commercial showroom started at around 3 am.
They also said that locations in Indore, Bhopal and Delhi (Green Park) are being raided and searched. Apart from Kakkar, Nath’s former advisor Rajendra Miglani and executives linked to his brother-in-law’s firm Moser Bayer and his nephew Ratul Puri’s company too faced the I-T heat.
The officials also said that documents seized during the searches were being scrutinised in detail. Both Kakkar and Miglani had resigned from their posts just before the Lok Sabha polls were declared.